The inaugural Onion Comedy & Arts Festival (or what would’ve been the fifth annual 26th Annual Comedy Festival, if you’re keeping track) arrived in Chicago last week, with thousands of fans packing auditoriums and clubs to see the likes of How Did This Get Made? (four shows!), David Cross, Hollywood Handbook, Bitch Sesh, Chris Gethard, Bob Odenkirk, Judge John Hodgman, and more. (Special shoutout to festival MVP Jo Firestone, who performed her own show and with Cross, Odenkirk, and two shows with Gethard!) Thanks to all of the performers who made this the smoothest year we’ve had, and of course thanks to everyone who came out to the shows.

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